Minister determined that former STF intern be heard by the PF; blogger said decision is ‘unacceptable’
the blogger Allan dos Santos he stated on Wednesday, 6, that he will denounce the minister Alexandre de Moraes, do Supreme Federal Court (STF), to journalism organizations for violating the right to confidentiality of source. The statement came after the minister ordered the Federal Police to take the testimony of Tatiana Garcia Bressan, a former intern in Ricardo Lewandowski in the Supreme Court. According to information obtained by the PF and disclosed by Folha de S.Paulo, the employee passed information about Court ministers to Allan, who is investigated in the fake news inquiry. He called the decision abhorrent and unacceptable. “As a member journalist of the IAPP [Internacional Association of Privacy Professionals] e da Society of Professional Journalists, I will denounce Alexandre de Moraes at the International Organization of Journalists and the International Federation of Journalists. Violating the right to confidentiality of source is abhorrent, regardless of the political spectrum. This is unacceptable,” wrote Allan on social media. “Article 220 of the Constitution of Brazil: ‘The manifestation of thought, creation, expression and information, in any form, process or vehicle, shall not be subject to any restriction.’ Alexandre violates numerous articles of the Constitution”, he added.
As a member journalist of the IAPP and the @spj_tweets, I will denounce Alexandre de Moraes at the International Organization of Journalists and the International Federation of Journalists. Violating the RIGHT TO SOURCE CONFIDENTIALITY is abhorrent, regardless of the political spectrum. This is unacceptable.
– Allan Dos Santos (@allanldsantos) October 6, 2021